Michaela Coel turned down Netflix's offer because she recognized her worth. She questioned the ways they planned on exploiting her and found a better plan. People always say to “know your worth.” “Recognize your value.” “Stand in your power.” “Don’t settle
Properly addressing misogynoir requires the dismantling of both patriarchy and white supremacy, as well as uprooting capitalism and colonialist thought. Our politic at Wear Your Voice has always been and will forever be rooted in an intersectional feminism because we recognize
BoJack could easily be replaced with a number of men who are continually allowed to be violent as a mechanism for “healing” regardless of who they hurt. TW/CW: This essay contains discussions of drug and alcohol addiction By Gloria Oladipo The T.V.
T.I. is not an anomaly but a representative of a greater framework that dehumanizes Black women. TW: descriptions of misogynoir, virginity tests and enslavement By Vanessa Taylor On the “Ladies Like Us” podcast, rapper T.I. announced that he monitors his 18-year-old daughter’s virginity
Complicit and complacent media change women's narratives with a series of techniques and alter the way we internalize their stories. Content Warning: mentions of sexual assault By Leslie Kay Jones, PhD On Jan. 15th, 2018, US Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles tweeted with the